The Lone Detective - game rules

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Basic game rules

  1. The game is free of charge, there are premium features available to users that will make a donation.
  2. The game can be played on any device with access to Internet and webbrowser.
  3. The game do not require installing any software on the computer - all the materials are available online via browser.
  4. All decisions of the Game Masters are final.

Creating an account

  1. Every user must have active Frey Account to access the full game content.
  2. The Frey Account must be linked to a valid e-mail address, so we will be able to send notifications about the game activity.
  3. For practical reasons it is forbidden to have more than one active account, if such case will be detected one or all linked accounts might be deactivated.

Our "life is too short" policy

  1. Because life is too short to deal with some users, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate any account, at any given time, without any warning, if any of the following conditions are met:
    1. any suspicious or malicious activity of the user was detected,
    2. any activity of the user was detected, which could lead to interference or unnecessary overload of our servers or websites,
    3. any activity of the user was detected, which we consider a disrespectful, time-wasting or deliberately annoying to our staff (f.e. filling the solution form with gibberish, using throw-away e-mail addresses),
    4. lack of activity from the user for long periods of time.
  2. Such decisions are not made hastily, but they are final, because life is just too short. If some users want to waste their time, they are more than welcome to do so, but once they start to waste ours, we will make use of this policy.

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Privacy policy

  1. Apart from e-mail addressess (considered by some legislatures as such) we do not store user personal data covered by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  2. Our website uses session cookie files only, which are required to provide access to The Lone Detective service.
  3. We do not collect nor store any further informations within cookie files, although we do collect anonymous data for statistical or administrative purposes.
  4. More details are avialable in our privacy policy page.


All the materials used in the game are works of fiction. Any names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are either the products of the author's imagination, are used in a fictitious manner or randomly generated by The Lone Detective software. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is in most cases purely coincidental.

If the case is inspired by true, historical events (and marked as such on game's website), those events are being used as inspiration only - the adaptation in The Lone Detective game does not in any way suggest or tries to emulate details, outcomes or nature of the events that took place in real life. Cases inspired by real events are also only a work of fiction, the whole case is built around a story devised by the author, not aiming to recreate true events.

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